Montesquieu Quote

Politics are a smooth file, which cuts gradually, and attains its end by slow progression.


Book XIV, Chapter 13 - De l'Esprit des Lois (1748)

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Politics are a smooth file, which cuts gradually, and attains its end by slow progression.

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Politics are a smooth file, which cuts gradually, and attains its end by slow progression.

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Politics are a smooth file, which cuts gradually, and attains its end by slow progression.

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Politics are a smooth file, which cuts gradually, and attains its end by slow progression.